Amazon updates the Fire TV Cube with newer processor and Dolby Atmos audio

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Amazon updates the Fire TV Cube with newer processor and Dolby Atmos audio

In addition to the new Amazon Fire TV Edition Anker Nebula Soundbar (say that 10 times fast), Amazon today has refreshed the Fire TV Cube. The cube was the company’s first Fire TV device that had an Amazon Alexa microphone array built in, so that you could control all your favorite TV stuff without ever having to touch a remote control.

At least in theory. The OG Fire TV Cube shipped with an OG remote control that couldn’t do things like turn on your TV, or adjust the volume. So you’d either have to use your voice to do both (which is never all that fun while you’re in the middle of watching something) — or you’d have to reach for another remote. It fixed that about a year ago with a refreshed Amazon Alexa Voice Remote, which started shipping with new Fire TV Cube orders.

None of that changed the fact that the newer, less expensive and less powerful Amazon Fire TV Stic

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